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06-24-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,385
Posted By dstrong

I signed up for Peacock this morning. After...

I signed up for Peacock this morning. After doing so, I received an e-mail with the subject: Welcome to the flock. I immediately thought "I bet that's not right", so I looked it up: "The San...
06-18-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 15,472
Posted By mstateglfr

Thats quite the assumption you make. You...

Thats quite the assumption you make.

You have no idea if people make a conscious decision to put their bike in the shop rather than try to fix it. You have no idea if people think 'maybe I could...
06-17-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 15,472
Posted By mstateglfr

The GM of my office has a di2 hydraulic disc road...

The GM of my office has a di2 hydraulic disc road bike. He could spend a couple hours learning how to bleed brakes, buy tools, then spend a couple hours working on the whole process- or he could pay...
06-15-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 15,472
Posted By tkamd73

Sorry, but old cars were not more reliable. Tim

Sorry, but old cars were not more reliable.
Tim
06-15-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 15,472
Posted By Rolla

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06-11-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,255
Posted By cb400bill

Sheldon Brown worked there for years. ...

Sheldon Brown worked there for years.

https://www.harriscyclery.net/
02-27-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,979
Posted By HTupolev

With a typical unclutched rear derailleur, the...

With a typical unclutched rear derailleur, the pulley cage uses a simple sprung pivot to tension the chain. This is fine for smooth roads and stuff, but when you're riding on chunky surfaces or doing...
02-23-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,354
Posted By cxwrench

A serial # won't get you any info about your frame

In most cases it's useless to ask for info and only provide a serial #. The rash of these threads has got me wondering if it has anything to do w/ stolen bikes. Unless it's starting w/ 'WTU" (Trek)...
02-23-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,027
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

The best part about indoor cycling is that when...

The best part about indoor cycling is that when you skip an indoor session due to weather it’s because the weather was too good to stay inside.
02-19-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,334
Posted By Cyclist0108

The argument of an exponent or log has to be...

The argument of an exponent or log has to be unit-less. So an equilibrium constant technically has no units. Students just love hearing about that.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,076
Posted By Psimet2001

Been involved in this one to a small bit. My...

Been involved in this one to a small bit. My company exists because of powertap products. I built over 1,000 powertap wheels early on.

Then it dropped to nothing. We even went up to the Saris...
02-14-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,515
Posted By Branko D

It doesn't take a big conspiracy to sell people a...

It doesn't take a big conspiracy to sell people a better braking system.
02-14-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,515
Posted By rubiksoval

Oh, another thread about disc brakes.

Oh, another thread about disc brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,076
Posted By noodle soup

Weak rant. It scores a 2 on the rant meter.

Weak rant. It scores a 2 on the rant meter.
01-28-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By Steve B.

My tubeless installs are never silent. I am...

My tubeless installs are never silent. I am always swearing loudly.
01-27-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,435
Posted By _ForceD_

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01-03-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,793
Posted By billridesbikes

If you find you're >5.5 start contacting the...

If you find you're >5.5 start contacting the World Tour teams.

The plot below has the 50 percentile at somewhere between 3.6-3.7 (if I'm reading the chart correctly) and the same for men and...
12-18-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,469
Posted By unterhausen

I'm sure I don't know anyone riding a bike like...

I'm sure I don't know anyone riding a bike like you describe, but it could be tire clearance issues in the back. This seems to be the motivation for most mullet systems on other types of bikes.
12-08-20, 01:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,220
Posted By mr_pedro

I assume you don’t have a power meter? That makes...

I assume you don’t have a power meter? That makes Trainingpeaks less useful as you will not be capturing the data to use with all the analytics.

For structured training you will need at least a...
11-26-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By Ed Wiser

If you actually want to ride in France. Try Rouvy...

If you actually want to ride in France. Try Rouvy to actually ride the roads in France not a computer generated one. :)
https://my.rouvy.com/virtual-routes
11-26-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By Darth Lefty

It's not easy for Americans to get a visa this...

It's not easy for Americans to get a visa this year
11-25-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,267
Posted By cyccommute

That depends on how cautious you are. Dragging...

That depends on how cautious you are. Dragging the brakes from top to bottom is going to wear the brakes down faster than pulse braking would. I tend to let the bike run downhill, hit the brakes...
11-24-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,488
Posted By mstateglfr

yes. What you described is basically...

yes.


What you described is basically rideable on just a fat bike. Gravel comes in many sizes, so yeah, a gravel bike can ride on gravel.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,476
Posted By Greiselman

I think you'll find a lot of people here will...

I think you'll find a lot of people here will tell you to look at Light Bicycle. I think you could spec a pair of AR46s...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,441
Posted By nycphotography

I'm actually not. Generally speaking,...

I'm actually not. Generally speaking, "aftermarket" suppliers are allowed to make replacement parts for most things. Fram makes oil filters and air filters for Ford engines, for example, even new...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,441
Posted By nycphotography

Which is what happens when you don't litigate...

Which is what happens when you don't litigate them out of business.
11-13-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By cxwrench

So you have 11 speed Campy shifters, a 9 speed...

So you have 11 speed Campy shifters, a 9 speed Campy derailleur, and a Shimano 9 speed cassette? And you're wondering why it won't work? :twitchy:
11-04-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,269
Posted By mstateglfr

Donnelly didnt buy Clement so much as it leased...

Donnelly didnt buy Clement so much as it leased the rights to the Clement name for a number of years from Pirelli Tire. Pirelli was getting into the bike tire game and would have competed against...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 955
Posted By noodle soup

This is why it’s better to buy bikes from your...

This is why it’s better to buy bikes from your LBS, if you aren’t a competent mechanic.
10-12-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By cxwrench

Lacquer thinner. If they can't mount a tire w/o...

Lacquer thinner.
If they can't mount a tire w/o making a mess I wouldn't be paying them do the job. Any mechanic that has pride in their work wouldn't let a wheel out w/ glue all over the tire.
Forum: Touring
10-08-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,904
Posted By robow

Didn't they used to rent those at a bowling alley...

Didn't they used to rent those at a bowling alley ? : )
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,397
Posted By noodle soup

Hunt uses inferior house brand hubs(probably...

Hunt uses inferior house brand hubs(probably Novatec based), and Light Bicycle will build them with whatever hubs you specify.

if the hubs you want aren’t a stock option, they can likely get them...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,397
Posted By Elvo

https://www.lightbicycle.com/

https://www.lightbicycle.com/
10-01-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 16,346
Posted By JBHoren

Rivendell Bike Works: "Black Reparations Pricing"

Black Reparations Pricing (BRP)—Why Now, How It'll Work, and How You Can Play, Too (https://www.rivbike.com/pages/black-reparations-pricing)

I wonder if CA Governor Gavin Newsom will designate RBW...
09-28-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,198
Posted By JohnDThompson

A RivNut is unlikely to be strong enough to...

A RivNut is unlikely to be strong enough to support a loaded pannier. Failure of the RivNut could easily progress to failure of the fork blade at the RivNut hole, which is unlikely to be a minor...
09-27-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,198
Posted By Maelochs

That upper mounting bolt will be the focus of a...

That upper mounting bolt will be the focus of a lot of stress, and will likely rip loose and possibly damage the mounting hole. You have created a lever to magnify force on what was supposed to be a...
09-26-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,198
Posted By SalsaShark

I would not ride that with any sort of...

I would not ride that with any sort of substantial load affixed to the rack. The upper mounting bolt will not be able withstand the leverage from the weight being thrown around and will want to bend,...
09-26-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,198
Posted By cyccommute

I’m not sure your set up is going to work. The...

I’m not sure your set up is going to work. The arms of the on the rack are supposed to be on either side of the fork blade. That keeps it from twisting. I don’t think the way you have it now will...
09-24-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,846
Posted By Steve B.

Why not just stick with SPD ?

Why not just stick with SPD ?
09-22-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 23,534
Posted By genejockey

You also have to stop eating so much.

You also have to stop eating so much.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,436
Posted By Koyote

External Di2? That's only acceptable if you...

External Di2? That's only acceptable if you dress like this:

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,436
Posted By Ghazmh

It will look fugly. Save up a few more dollars...

It will look fugly. Save up a few more dollars and get the Etap.
09-12-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,479
Posted By Koyote

Riding gravel means you get to buy another bike.

Riding gravel means you get to buy another bike.
09-03-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By Koyote

I would suggest not riding on that wheel until...

I would suggest not riding on that wheel until the rim is replaced. And while you’re at it, you should replace the spokes at the same time - they’re too inexpensive to bother with reusing old ones,...
Forum: Touring
09-03-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,806
Posted By djb

Daveyboy, your comments about gearing are classic...

Daveyboy, your comments about gearing are classic roadie view. As you haven't toured before, just realize that it's a different kettle of fish--but we've all toured extensively with varying loads on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By noodle soup

I'd probably go with Novatec, but honestly I'm...

I'd probably go with Novatec, but honestly I'm done with very low budget hubs. DT Swiss 350 hubs or Hope are probably the way I'd go. They cost a little more, but the durability is far superior.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,158
Posted By noodle soup

First of all, CLEAN YOUR FILTHY BIKE.

First of all, CLEAN YOUR FILTHY BIKE.
08-13-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,353
Posted By Koyote

OP needs a second bike, or better wrenching...

OP needs a second bike, or better wrenching skills.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,969
Posted By SkepticalOne

2020 Trek Domane SLR Project One and Ceramic Speed T47 Bottom Bracket

Small PSA for anyone considering Ceramicspeed BB upgrade for Trek Project One...

I bought 2020 Trek Domane SLR Project One last fall and upgraded the BB to Ceramicspeed at the time of specing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 33,064
Posted By guadzilla

You live in Watopia?

You live in Watopia?
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